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Waves are Wavy

On Saturday it was very wavy out on lake, like 6 ft waves out there. It was pretty scary being out there thinking that your boat could be capsized by some monster waves. And I was thinking, why was it so wavy? It must have had something to do with the sudden change of the weather, right? Well, waves, as we know, are not the traveling of matter, but energy through a medium. So, the water is not being transferred, but energy is being transferred though the water. This energy actually, like most th

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BrandyBoy72

 

The Physics of Broken Things

"Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong" Murphy's Law seemed to hold true recently, at least in the Bansbach household. This weekend certain appliances seemed to be shutting off randomly, and under further investigation my dad found out that we blew a circuit breaker. Not only had it stopped working, but it got so hot from the resistance that it started to melt. SO, a circuit breaker is meant to shut off your power if the system is overloaded. Your power is shut off when the excess current and the

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BrandyBoy72

 

Get the Most Out of Studying

Video 1: “Beliefs That Make You Fail… Or Succeed” Beliefs that make you stupid: a) 1. Learning is fast 2. Knowledge is composed of isolated facts 3. Being good in a subject is a matter of inborn talent 4. I’m really good at multitasking Which of these beliefs resonates with me? I sometimes think that I can learn things really quickly, that I don’t need a lot of time, or as much time as someone else to understand a subject.   c) Metac

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I'm Having Such a Good Time

Wow, look at me, senior year in the supposed "hardest class in the school", I'm supposed to be the "best of the best", the "smart kid". Well maybe, that is a nice title, but I don't think so - I'm the same as everyone else, except at one point I missed the memo that school is hard. I never really noticed when it was that I started enjoying math and science, guess I just had nothing better to do. And those things are definitely my strong suit, but that's kinda boring to talk about. Other things I

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